Carly Duncan, 17, a member of the Miami Premier Soccer Club, exercises as part of her physical therapy for an ankle injury. Lauren Butler, a doctor of physical therapy at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, directs her on Sept. 10, 2015, in the Sports Medicine Department at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital West Kendall Outpatient Center.
Carly Duncan, 17, a member of the Miami Premier Soccer Club, exercises as part of her physical therapy for an ankle injury. Lauren Butler, a doctor of physical therapy at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, directs her on Sept. 10, 2015, in the Sports Medicine Department at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital West Kendall Outpatient Center. DANIEL BOCK FOR THE MIAMI HERALD
Carly Duncan, 17, a member of the Miami Premier Soccer Club, exercises as part of her physical therapy for an ankle injury. Lauren Butler, a doctor of physical therapy at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, directs her on Sept. 10, 2015, in the Sports Medicine Department at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital West Kendall Outpatient Center. DANIEL BOCK FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

Playing with pain: Injuries to youth athletes are on the rise

September 25, 2015 5:00 AM